Despite losing nearly all the assets that makes teaching music possible, the band, orchestra and choir programs at Joplin schools are beginning to return to a sense of normalcy.
The Dow Jones industrial average had its biggest daily drop since November 2011. In other news, President Barack Obama plans to nominate a former Justice Department official to lead the FBI.
Most of the border control wouldn't be necessary if lawmakers worried more about letting workers into the country legally instead of keeping them out.
Fees are a different type of tax. Increased fees equal increased taxation.
Many Republicans objected to the cost of the nearly $80-billion-a-year food stamp program, which has doubled in the past five years. The vote was 234-195 against the bill.
The federal Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Missouri's April unemployment was 6.6 percent.
The state department of agriculture says there are more than 400 species of bees in Missouri.
A sixth beach remains closed because of flooding.
Future events are planned over the next few months in Linn, Jefferson City, Boonville and Columbia.
The former president of Missouri Southern State University will receive $185,400, the equivalent of a year's salary.
Couples, groups of friends and families came through Columbia on Tuesday on the Katy Trail Ride. The oldest rider was 84. The youngest this year is 9.
The Columbia City Council is in the process of reviewing two city ordinances requiring disclosure of residential properties' zoning designation and occupancy limitations.
Wendell Potter, who is often referred to as a "whistleblower" on the insurance industry, talks about the Affordable Care Act and what it means for consumers.
At the City Council meeting Monday, Councilwoman Laura Nauser proposed creating a joint task force and getting rid of graffiti. The suggestions were a response to the shooting downtown Saturday.
When two friends threw away the recipe books and started their own barbecue tradition in Harrisburg, they had no idea what would happen. Their success has exceeded their dreams by a country mile.
The Tigers have received letters of intent from recruits Anna Bowers and Mikayla Walsh.
The pigs might have been in captivity at one time, according to an agent from the Missouri Department of Conservation.
Each of Tim Wolfe's eight predecessors has lived at the presidential home since it was built.
Maxine Turner Haas, 88, lived in Columbia her entire life and was proud to be a Hickman High School Kewpie.
Yadier Molina hit his fifth home run and Jake Westbrook pitched seven innings of two-hit ball in the St. Louis Cardinals' 4-1 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday night.